Parish Announcements

Prayer Of The Month:

Jesus Christ we ask in your Holy Name a new beginning for each and everyone in the book of names in the group and any others who are suffering an addiction, heal the ties with their families that have been fractured through their addictions and mend the relation-ships that have been broken. Holy spirit descend upon them and bring con-version of hearts to them and bring them back into the loving arms of their savior Jesus Christ and in the midst of their loved ones. Amen! (Together-in-Faith prayer group)

Your Prayers Are Requested For

The Sick: May they feel the Lord’s healing touch.
Rob Adair, Jamie Alayon Jr, Beda Arreza, Nanette Bachmann, Ray Bachmann, Thelma Battle, Graeme Becker, Sofia Birch, Carolyn Becker, Vincent Brandsen, Ann Campsie, Debbie Chamber, Jennifer Corazzol, Frank Cridland, Janice Eather, Jeffrey Graver, Mary Hall, Ben Hall, Val Hintz, Peter Kastadoros, Laurie Keating, Mary Kolosowski, Thomas Desmond Lewis, Ruth Marshall, Jill Palmer, Robyn Porter, Mary Rogers, Rubeth Samuelsen, Gavin Stewart, Jodie Taylor, Laurie Topp, Kev Topp, Joe Topp, Peter Topp, Kallum Topp, Ruth Williams, Olive Vincent, Marcella Van de Vorstenbosch, Googol Zillionoro
Prayers are also requested for the following nursing home residents at Beenleigh, Pimpama, Bethania Gardens, Jimbelunga—Eagleby, Connolly Court, Palm Lake, Jeta Gardens and Woodbeck Village.

Announcements & Reminders

The Parish App is now available . To install it Search for "St. Patrick's Beenleigh" in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.

Stations of the Cross:

There will be Stations of the Cross every Friday during Lent at 7pm in the Church.

Holy Week Mass Schedule
Palm Sunday: Saturday 24th March 6 pmSunday25th March 7 am9 am and 6 pm
Holy Thursday 29th March: Holy Mass and washing of the feet 7 pm followed by adoration until 10 pm
Good Friday 30th March:: Stations of cross 10 am. Passion of Christ and veneration of cross 3 pm
Easter Vigil mass Saturday 31st March 6 pm.
Easter Sunday the 1st of April 7 am and 9 am
Divine Mercy Sunday 8th April
Divine Mercy Sunday celebration on  Sunday the 8th of April starting with the Exposition of Blessed Sacrament at 2.30 pm followed by Divine Mercy Chaplet 3 pm and concluding with mass at 4.30 pm. Priests will be available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation from 2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.
Legion of Mary: Do you want to learn more about the Catholic faith? Do you want to enrich your prayer life? Do you want to develop close Catholic friendships? Do you want to grow closer to Jesus and His Mother? Then come as a guest to a Legion of Mary meeting! There's no obligation! Members meet once a week for prayer, planning and discussion. Then they do two hours of definite work each week in pairs and under the guidance of their spiritual director. Please call Stella on 3807-2935 for more information.
Transport: A parishioner who lives in Eagleby needs transport to either Sat 6pm or Sun 7am Mass. If anyone could help out please contact 0410863937.
Handyman needed to remove and replace patio roof. Contact 0410863937.
Palms for Palm Sunday 24/25 March: If any parishioner has palm fronds to donate for decorating the church and for blessing of the palms, could you please leave them out side the front of the church.
Second Rite of Reconciliation will be available Tuesday 20 April 7pm

Saint Patrick's Church Beenleigh

Parish Information

Parish Priest: Rev. Fr. Joseph Kanatt  | After Hours Contact:  07 32875168
Parish Location: 24 Tobruk Street, Beenleigh, Qld 4207
Postal Address: PO Box 84, Beenleigh QLD 4207
Office Hours: Mon - Fri from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm
Contact Numbers: Telephone: (07) 32872282 / 32875633 | Fax: (07) 32872472

Mass / Service Times

Monday:  7 am  Mass | Tuesday:  7 am Mass | Wednesday:  7 pm Mass
Thursday: 7 am Mass | Friday: 7 am Mass/Benediction  & Every First Friday 9:00am Anointing Mass
Saturday: 8 am  Mass | 5 pm Reconciliation | 6 pm Mass

Sunday:  7 am Mass | 9 am Mass | 6pm Mass

Weekly Reflection

Sharing Christ’s Glory Revealed in His Suffering

Sharing Christ’s Glory Revealed in His Suffering This weekend we celebrate the 5th Sunday of Lent, we are drawing closer to our destination and to the most important moments in our journey this season. This fact is reflected in all the readings of this weekend. One important thing we must bear in mind as we continue our walk with Christ is that he is as ready to offer everything for our restoration and salvation. So, we too must be willing to offer all for others and for him. The first reading, taken from the book of the Prophet Jeremiah, explains how God will replace the Old Covenant of Judgment with a New Covenant of Forgiveness of sins. This New or Renewed Covenant prophesied by Jeremiah was fulfilled, at least in part, through Jesus’ life, death and Resurrection. The second reading, St. Paul tells the Hebrews that it is by Jesus’ suffering and death, in obedience to his Father’s will, that Jesus established the New Covenant. Using metaphors of the “sown wheat-grain” and the “spent life” in the Gospel, Jesus teaches the same lessons St. Paul does. The Gospel hints at the inner struggle of Jesus in accepting the cup of suffering to inaugurate the New and everlasting Covenant. However, Jesus accepts the cross as his “hour,” meaning the stepping-stone to his passion, death, Resurrection and exaltation. Finally, the “lifting up” of Jesus on the cross and later into Heavenly glory by Resurrection and Ascension is the assurance of our own exaltation and glorification, provided we accept our crosses. New life and eternal life are made attainable for us only by the death of the self through suffering and service. Slat delivers its taste by dissolving in water; the candle give light by burning its wick and melting its wax. Only life spent for others will be glorified here in this world and Heaven. We know that world owes everything to people who have spent their time and talents for God and for their fellow human beings. Therefore as we continue our walk with Christ this season, the thought of his own suffering and death must strengthen us daily. Also, we must constantly remind ourselves that to suffer for others, and for Christ, is an honorable thing to do.

Fr. Joseph Kanatt mcbs

Parish Priest



Children’s Liturgy

Children’s Liturgy As a group we gather in the MacKillop Room, listen to the gospel, sing the Alleluia and discuss what it all means for us as followers of Jesus in 2015. We usually respond to the word in a number of ways- using drama, mediation, song, drawing and creating in a meaningful way. We conclude with Prayers of the Faithful, often sharing our own prayers from the heart with each other. We often receive more spiritual wisdom from the children than that from a lot of adults!!




Sacramental Program 

St Patrick’s Parish Beenleigh Sacrament Program Dates 2017

First Holy Communion

Parent Formation/Information 6.30pm Monday, 24th April

Rite of Enrolment Weekend of 6th and 7th May

Presentation of Lord’s Prayer Weekend of 20th and 21st May

Family Barbecue 6pm Thursday, 8th June

Family Session with Elizabeth, Carole 6.30-8pm Thursday, 8th June

Celebrating God’s Mercy 2nd Rite of Penance Tuesday 13th June

First Holy Communion Weekend of 17th and 18th June

Parish celebration cake? Weekend of 24th and 25th June?

School holidays

School Holidays Activity Day Alive in the Spirit Friday, 30th June



Your Prayers Are Requested For

The Sick:  Gary Battle, Graeme Becker, Carolyn Becker, Sofia Birch, Rosario Burgos, Billiie Fiscalini, Peter Fiscalini, Debbie Chambers, Priscilla Gabriel, Jeffrey Graver, Val Hintz, Mary Hall, Ben Hall, Mary Harrigan, Roy Hull, Brenda Humberstone, Arthur French, Dominga Kennedy, Peter Katsadores, Neil Kajewski, Mary Kolosowski, Steve Leibinger, Vicki Leibinger, Ruth Marshall, Jill Palmer, Carol Robertson, Paul Russell, Gavin Stewart, Rubeth Samuelsen, Jodie Taylor, Helen Topp, Kev Topp, Joe Topp, Peter Topp, Kallum Topp, Neil Wright, Googal Zillionoro Prayers are also requested for the following nursing home residents at Beenleigh, Pimpama, Bethania Gardens, Jimbelunga—Eagleby, Connolly Court, Palm Lake, Jeta Gardens and Woodbeck Village.

Announcements & Reminders

Catholics “Come Alive” Seminar 22,23 & 24th September 2017. St Patrick’s Church. To book contact Mary McGrath 0402 859 396

Catholic lay apostolate, Aneel  Aranha will be speaking at the Church 7pm Thursday 14th September 2017.


28th July, in the School Hall. Tickets are now on sale at all Masses.

Safeguarding Policy

Our parish has implemented the Archdiocesan Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults policy. We are committed to high standards of recruitment, screening and selection of all of our employees and volunteers and undertake intentional strategies to maintain a safe and healthy ministry environment for all.  If you are a volunteer reader, Eucharistic Minister etc. and have not received a Volunteer Data Form and the Code of Ethical Behaviour, please contact the parish office.

Young Adults Meetings

Young Adults meetings every Wednesday night (except the 2nd Wednesday of the month) in the Church from 7.30 – 8.45 (after 7pm Mass). Depending on the night, it may include prayer and praise, discussion, Scripture and Church teaching. If you’re in your late teens, twenties or thirties you will be very welcome!


Band Practice 1st, 2nd and 4th Tuesday nights from 7-8.30pm in the office. No practice on Anzac Day this week. Call Cathy 0400 494 943 or email



Sacramental Program 

St Patrick’s Parish Beenleigh Sacrament Program Dates 2017


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